First in the world
“With 3D printing technology, to be implemented locally using international expertise, we are also supporting the vision of the leadership to build ‘smart and sustainable cities’ that are tech-driven and meet the aspirations of the new generation of customers. It will also help accelerate the innovation ecosystem in Dubai, inspiring start-ups to contribute towards advanced construction technology.” said Mohamed Alabbar, chairman of Emaar Properties.
“This building is the first of its kind. Since we’ve overcome many of the initial challenges, we can now reach completion of a building of this kind in three months. The manpower used while 3D printing a building is also 50 per cent lower than the force needed in a conventional building,” said Dawoud Al Hajri, Director General of Dubai Municipality.
#DubaiMunicipality unveils the largest 3D printed two-story structure in the world. Located in the #WarsanArea, Dawoud Al Hajri, Director General of @DMunicipality revealed the building to members of the media on October 23. Photos by Dhanusha Gokulan /Khaleej Times pic.twitter.com/xBgkCZVA7a
— Khaleej Times (@khaleejtimes) 23 ottobre 2019